Born in Aiken, South Carolina, Jenna began her ballet training at Crosby-Miller School of Dance. At age 14, she was accepted into the Art of Classical Ballet Pre-Professional Program under the direction of Magaly Suarez. While there, she performed excerpts from La Vivandiere, Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, La Bayadere, Awakening of Flora, Don Quixote, Coppelia, Le Corsaire, and Paquita. Invited by Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) in 2021, she performed at the 10th International Gala in Mexico. In 2022, she won 1st as a soloist at the YAGP Semi-Finals; and at the YAGP Tampa Finals, she won 1st in ensemble. In 2023, she competed at the Prix de Lausanne and at the YAGP Toronto Semi-Finals, where she was offered a position at Tulsa Ballet II.